Annual Deer Hunt for Disabled Persons

August 28, 2019

Mark Twain Lake---The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, enthusiastic volunteer hunters, White

Tails Unlimited, and the Local Lions Club are planning the Annual Deer Hunt for disabled individuals

which will be held at Mark Twain Lake. The hunt will be held during the 2019 Missouri Rifle Deer

season on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24 in the Indian Creek Recreation Area.
The hunt will be restricted to 35 permanently disabled (non-ambulatory, semi-ambulatory) individuals

having a valid 2019 Missouri firearms deer tag and a hunter safety certification card.
All hunters must comply with the 2019 Missouri Department of Conservation hunting

regulations. To ensure a safe hunting experience, certain procedures will be in effect throughout the

two-day hunt. Hunters will be required to hunt from and stay in the blinds while in the field. Weapons

are restricted to 20-gauge or larger slug shotguns, muzzle loader, crossbow, or bow and arrow.

Participants must have Hunter Education.
Applications must be received on or before September 16, 2019 to qualify for the hunt. A

drawing to select participants will be held on September 23, 2019 at 8 a.m. at the Mark Twain Lake

Project Office.
For further information or to obtain applications, please contact the Mark Twain Lake Project

Office, 20642 Highway J, Monroe City, Missouri, 63456 or phone (573) 735-4097.